About Us


About Us:

JHB Culinary was established in June 2012 by Kelvin and Jarlyne Joel, JHB Culinary & Pastry School has been at the forefront of addressing the industry’s demand for qualified and experienced chefs. 

As a private institution that started from humble beginnings, we take immense pride in having shaped the culinary journeys of over 250 students. Our focus is on providing affordable quality education while offering invaluable on-the-job training opportunities. In our curriculum, we emphasize the importance of professional experience, with JHB Culinary & Pastry School dedicating 30% to theoretical training and a significant 70% to practical training.


In 2018, we introduced the Sea Biscuit Foundation NPC, a program designed to support and uplift students in need. This initiative has garnered remarkable recognition and success. Furthermore, in 2022, we initiated the SA Pastry Championship Competition, offering individuals the chance to participate and stand a chance to win a prestigious prize. 

At JHB Culinary & Pastry School, we are committed to nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and empowering aspiring chefs to achieve their dreams. Join us and become part of our culinary family as we continue to inspire and innovate in the culinary arts. 

We now have Highfield International Qualification.

We aspire for our students to succeed not only nationally but also opportunities to grow on an international level.

JHB Culinary & Pastry School partnered with an astounding Le Castel Hotel School in France where they participate in a student exchange program.
his offers our student an experience of French cuisine and ability to expand their skills and adapt to various environments.

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  • We believe in professionalism at all times
  • Have honesty and integrity
  • Be able to adapt to all types of situations
  • Have Problem Solving Skills
  • Display positive attitude.

Training Future Leaders & Entrepreneurs who will transform their communities and challenge the status quo.

We believe in the growth and positive contribution to our country, we continuously seek solutions that assist South African youth with development.
We are proud to have accomplished lecturers who are young, energetic and passionate about Culinary Arts.
They do not only invest their knowledge and skills, they are also deeply committed in passing the professional values and passion.
In doing the above they offer a platform to develop the students to become future chefs and entrepreneurs.


About Us: At JHB Culinary & Pastry School we maintain the highest standards in all our qualifications. We offer reputable full-time and part-time courses that are both nationally and internationally accredited.